Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
purple, violet
Kun:
むらさき
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1516 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 紫外線 【シガイセン】 ultra-violet rays
  • 紫色 【ムラサキイロ】 purple, violet
  • 紅紫 【コウシ】 crimson and purple, red-purple, magenta
  • 九紫 【キュウシ】 ninth of nine traditional astrological signs (corresponding to Mars and south)

Kun reading compounds

  • 紫 【むらさき】 purple, violet, Lithospermum erythrorhizon (species of gromwell), type of soy sauce
  • 紫色 【むらさきいろ】 purple, violet
  • 貝紫 【かいむらさき】 Tyrian purple
  • 古代紫 【こだいむらさき】 reddish-purple

Readings

Japanese names:
さい、 ゆかり
Chinese:
zi3
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • púrpura
  • violeta

Portuguese

  • roxo
  • violeta

French

  • violet
1320 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1489 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3534 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1392 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1626 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2209 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1389 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1478 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1711 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1507 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3332 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1728 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2348 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1387 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27337X Morohashi
2688 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4486 New Nelson (John Haig)
1375 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1475 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1577 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1241 2001 Kanji
6a6.15 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-6 SKIP code
2-5-6 SKIP code
2290.3 Four corner code
2190.3 Four corner code
27-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d2b Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
sunshine, yang principle, positive, male, heaven, daytime
Kun:
On:
ヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
1071 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 陽 【ヨウ】 yang (i.e. the positive), the open (i.e. a visible place)
  • 陽報 【ヨウホウ】 open reward (for anonymous act of charity)
  • 山陽 【サンヨウ】 south side of a mountain, Sanyo district
  • 陰陽 【インヨウ】 cosmic dual forces, yin and yang, sun and moon, etc.

Kun reading compounds

  • 日 【ひ】 day, days, sun, sunshine, sunlight, case (esp. unfortunate), event
  • 日差し 【ひざし】 sunlight, rays of the sun

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 あけ、 はる、 ひろ、 やん、 よ
Chinese:
yang2
Korean:
yang

Spanish

  • positivo
  • masculino

Portuguese

  • brilho do sol
  • princípio do yang
  • positivo
  • masculino
  • paraíso
  • dia

French

  • Yang
  • soleil
  • éclat solaire
  • positif
  • mâle
  • paradis
  • journée
527 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
429 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
406 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
990 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5012 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
753 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
989 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1567 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
630 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
640 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
834 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
747 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
764 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
453 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
572 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1309 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41725 Morohashi
626 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6470 New Nelson (John Haig)
1300 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1397 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
413 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3651 2001 Kanji
2d9.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
7622.7 Four corner code
45-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
967d Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
flower
Kun:
はな
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
578 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 花瓶 【カビン】 (flower) vase
  • 花粉 【カフン】 pollen
  • 生け花 【イケバナ】 ikebana, Japanese art of flower arrangement, fresh flower, natural flower
  • 献花 【ケンカ】 flower offering
  • 花かご 【ハナカゴ】 flower basket, flower basket (or plate) used for flower-scattering rituals
  • 花瓶 【ケビョウ】 vase used to hold flower offerings (often made of gilded copper)
  • 天花 【テンゲ】 flowers that bloom in the heavens, paper flowers scattered before the Buddha's image

Kun reading compounds

  • 花 【はな】 flower, blossom, bloom, petal, cherry blossom, beauty, blooming (esp. of cherry blossoms), ikebana, Japanese playing cards, (the) best
  • 花瓶 【かびん】 (flower) vase
  • 菜の花 【なのはな】 rape blossoms, rapeseed flowers
  • 青い花 【あおいはな】 spiderwort (alias)

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
hua1
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • flor

Portuguese

  • flor

French

  • fleur
43 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
70 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
9 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
551 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3909 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
328 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
81 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
481 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
255 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
255 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
314 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
641 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2740 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1405 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1894 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1018 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30734P Morohashi
2211 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4980 New Nelson (John Haig)
1009 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1084 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
69 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1956 2001 Kanji
3k4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
4421.4 Four corner code
18-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
82b1 Unicode hex code